Monday, 29 February 2016

Book Review: The Stylist by Rosie Nixon


Title: The Stylist
Author: Rosie Nixon
Publication Date: 11 February 2016
Publisher: Mira

Twitter: @Rosie_Nixon

Rating: 4 out of 5

Blurb

When Amber Green, a shop assistant in an exclusive London boutique is plucked from obscurity and mistakenly offered a job working with Mona Armstrong, the infamous, jet-setting 'stylist to the stars', she hits the ground running, helping to style some of Hollywood's hottest (and craziest) starlets.

As awards season spins into action Mona is in hot demand and Amber's life turned upside down. Suddenly she catching the attention of two very different suitors, TV producer Rob and Hollywood bad boy rising star Liam. How will Amber keep her head? And what the hell will everyone wear?

Monday, 15 February 2016

Book Review: The Killing of Polly Carter by Robert Thorogood


Title: The Killing of Polly Carter
Author: Robert Thorogood
Publisher: Mira
Publication Date: 3 December 2015

Rating: 4 out of 5

Twitter: @robthor

Blurb

Supermodel Polly Carter was famed for her looks and party-girl lifestyle. Now she's dead, apparently having thrown herself from the clifftop near her home on the island of Saint-Marie. Those who knew her say Polly would never have killed herself…and when he is called in to investigate, DI Richard Poole is inclined to agree there is more to Polly’s death than meets the eye.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Book Review: The Heavenly Italian Ice Cream Shop by Abby Clements


Title: The Heavenly Italian Ice Cream Shop
Author: Abby Clements
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Publication Date: 2 July 2015

Twitter: @AbbyCBooks
Blog/Facebook: Abby-Clements-Books

Rating: 4 out of 5

Blurb

Full of mouth-watering flavours, sunshine and escapist adventure, The Heavenly Italian Ice Cream Shopwill delight readers who enjoy Carole Matthews and Jenny Colgan.

Anna and her husband Matteo are ready to embark a delicious Italian adventure. After a year and a half running their ice cream shop on Brighton beach and raising their baby Isabella, Matteo is starting to miss Italy. A shared passion for ices means it's easy to settle on a new business idea - they'll open a shop in Sorrento's cobbled square, a short walk from the sparkling blue sea. For a while, life is sweet; but then Matteo's overbearing family get involved …

Monday, 1 February 2016

Book Review: Death by Dangerous by Olly Jarvis




Title: Death by Dangerous
Author: Olly Jarvis
Publication Date: 8 June 2015
Publisher: Matador

Twitter: @ollyjarviso
Blog/website: www.ollyjarvis.co.uk

Rating: 4 out of 5

Blurb

Death by Dangerous is a compelling legal thriller set in Manchester and Bradford.

John Anderson is one of the North West’s most dedicated and successful prosecution barristers. His career is going from strength to strength and he is on the verge of becoming Queen’s Counsel. But the life he once knew suddenly comes crashing down following a fatal road traffic accident...

“They’re saying it was your fault. Someone died.”